Bureau of Industry and Security.
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Written comments must be submitted on or before August 10, 2009.
Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 7845, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov).Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Larry Hall, BIS ICB Liaison, (202)482-4895, email@example.com.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This collection of information is needed to monitor sample shipments of chemical weapon precursors. Monitoring is required to facilitate and enforce provisions of the Export Administration Regulations that permit limited exports of sample shipments without a validated export license. The required quarterly reports provide information on the chemical exported, quantity, name and address of recipient and the date shipped. The reports will be reviewed by the Bureau of Industry and Security to monitor quantities and patterns of shipments that might indicate circumvention of the regulations by entities seeking to acquire chemicals for chemical weapons purposes.
II. Method of Collection
The reports are paper form submitted via mail, fax, or e-mail.
OMB Control Number: 0694-0086.
Form Number(s): None.
Type of Review: Regular submission.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 20.
Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes for reports, and 5 minutes for recordkeeping.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12.
Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.
IV. Request for Comments
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record.Start Signature
Dated: June 8, 2009.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-13702 Filed 6-10-09; 8:45 am]
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